Leader of Australian Greens, Bob Brown issued press release on July 11, 2006 on CCP’s live organ harvesting. Foreign Minister Downer should seek an independent investigation of claims that Chinese political prisoners are killed to provide organ transplants in the international market, Greens Leader Bob Brown said
Amnesty International says there are more than 300,000 practitioners in 36 labour camps where more than 3000 practitioners have been tortured to death since 1999. The pair have official figures that there were 78 organ transplants in China between 1991 and 1999. This increased to 254 in 2000, to 486 in 2001 and there have been 3000 transplants since 2003.